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Capture Inspiration Photo Retreat: Chicago

I had two experiences this summer that inspired me to host a photo retreat. The first was teaching on creativeLIVE where I got to spend 3 days with the students in the class, morning til night (often until midnight shooting in our hotel rooms). The next experience was filming my new Framed show The Concept […]

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How and Why ‘How’ Became the New ‘Why’

Education is one of my favorite things in the world. To learn, to teach, it doesn’t matter. I love helping myself grow and I love helping others grow. That is why I am so attached to teaching workshops, giving lectures, and any other facet of education. I have spoken to a lot of different types […]

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Underwater Inspiration

My passion for underwater photography lies in the simplicity of the image, yet the complications of the setup. There is a lot of time and effort that needs to go into underwater shooting, from putting your housing together (I use Ikelite, which is thankfully super easy to use) to making sure the model is okay, […]

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It Can Be Done

I was 21 years old.  I picked a DSLR up for the first time. I thought about what I wanted to shoot. The first words out of my mouth were these: “I want to make it look like someone is half underground and half above ground…stuck in the earth.” Needless to say, I did not […]

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